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East Los Angeles College


New Faculty Institute

“Being an Advocate of Student Success!”

About the Institute:
  • While the faculty contract requires orientation, the Office of Professional Development’s New Faculty Institute (NFI) goes beyond the basic orientation to provide a high-quality, enriching and interactive institute for all participants.
  • This 10-month program (August to May) features a unique blend of basic faculty orientation with high-level discussions and action-projects regarding student success.
  • New, tenure-track faculty members are empowered to successfully serve the ELAC student body.
Institute Topics:
  • the college organizational structure,
  • critical campus support services provided for students and faculty,
  • key support personnel,
  • college policies and procedures,
  • curriculum and academic policy oversight,
  • as well as pedagogy in higher education.
Encourage your new faculty to participate today!

To RSVP, contact the Office of Professional Development by email or by phone.

  • Faculty and staff stare at projector screen.
  • Facilitator speaks while faculty group listens.
  • Facilitator stands with foot on chair while speaking to faculty member.
  • Facilitator speaks with faculty group.
  • Presenter holds up paper to show to faculty, while facilitator chimes in.
  • Facilitator talks using his hands to gesture.
  • Faculty member writes on piece of paper.
  • Faculty members pay attention to what is being presented.
  • New presenter speaks to faculty.
  • Presenter using her hands to convey a message.
  • Member of counselling department speaks with group of faculty members.